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    Teaching artists and Philadelphia's economy

    Jan. 14, 2015, 5:28 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Jacob Winterstein, The Philadelphia Poetry Slam A year and a half ago I decided to leave my full-time salaried position as a Development Director at a great non-profit to try and turn my part time passions into a full time living. I wanted to write and perform more poetry,...

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    Opera @ The Waterfront hits a high note

    Jan. 14, 2015, 5:22 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Ceci Dadisman, director of communications for Palm Beach Opera, a 2013 winner of Knight Arts Challenge South Florida On Dec. 13, we presented our second annual Opera @ The Waterfront concert at Meyer Amphitheatre in downtown West Palm Beach. It was as successful as a company could hope. The...

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    New Miami-NYC song series champions fresh American music

    Jan. 14, 2015, 12:47 p.m., Posted by Gregory Stepanich

    Tony Boutté. Two things will come together over the next couple months in the debut of a new concert series in Miami: art song and contemporary American music. Make that three things: also, cats. The companion animals whose video antics occupy a sizable chunk of the...

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